Preparing for the Worst: Disaster Planning at the Art, Architecture, and Engineering Library
Preparing for the Worst: Disaster Planning at the Art, Architecture and Engineering Library Haven Hall Fire, Bentley Image Bank Rebecca Frank, University hEp://quod.lib.umich.edu/b/bhl/x-‐bl005022/bl005022 Library Associate Mlibrary. (2006). Un#tled Photograph of the hEp://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/swinehartdesign/4513669656/ Duderstadt Center.
Disaster Planning • People & FaciliYes • Business ConYnuity • ProtecYon and PreservaYon of CollecYons
Salvage PrioriYes • Ways to prioriYze: value, uniqueness, business conYnuity • List of speciﬁc items vs. PrioriYzaYon of the enYre collecYon • ConﬁdenYality
Response and Recovery Teams • Library AdministraYon, AAEL Staﬀ, and PreservaYon/ConservaYon Staﬀ • SelecYon and Training • ContribuYons to the plan
Disaster Supplies • North campus disaster cabinet • Inventory in plan • Disaster supplies vs. general oﬃce supplies
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Next Steps • Updates to plan as staﬀ changes • Keep supplies in stock, replacement schedules • Reevaluate salvage prioriYes on a regular basis
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Thank You! Rebecca Frank, University Library Associate I would like to thank the following individuals: Shannon Zachary, David Carter, Catherine Soehner, Jamaine Wourman, Mark ScoE, Leena Lalwani, AnneEe Haines, Rebecca Price, Paul Grochowski, Sara Samuels, Val Waldron, and Stephanie Grimm. hEp://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/arfried/175820888/